As if today couldn’t get any weirder for Oklahoma State fans, Brett McMurphy reported that Peyton Manning (!) called Mike Gundy in an attempt to pitch the vacant Tennessee job.
Sources: Among the conversations b/w Tennessee & Mike Gundy before today included a call from Peyton Manning making a pitch for Gundy to come to UT— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) November 28, 2017
Peyton. Freaking. Manning. It looks like Tennessee is willing to pull out all the stops to get Gundy to Knoxville. First, a report surfaces that there’s a possibility of UT being able to double his salary, and now he gets a phone call from the GOAT? What are we supposed to do here?
We’ll continue to keep you updated as this story develops.